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75th EMMY® AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED at the Peacock Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.

Los Angeles, Calif. – The Television Academy tonight celebrated the historic 75th Emmy Awards, recognizing excellence in television programming and individual achievement for the 2022-2023 television season.

The 75th Emmy Awards was broadcast live from the Peacock Theater in downtown Los Angeles on the FOX Television Network, hosted by Anthony Anderson and executive-produced by Jesse Collins, Dionne Harmon and Jeannae Rouzan-Clay of Jesse Collins Entertainment. The telecast featured awards in 26 Emmy categories, plus the Governors Award, presented by top talent from some of television’s most acclaimed programs.

Presenters, cast reunions and surprise guests included Christina Applegate, Tichina Arnold, Jason Bateman, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Bracco, Connie Britton, Quinta Brunson, Carol Burnett, Tisha Campbell, Justin Chambers, Stephen Colbert, Dame Joan Collins, Jon Cryer, Ted Danson, Charlie Day, Danny DeVito, Peter Dinklage, Colman Domingo, Tina Fey, Calista Flockhart, Jodie Foster, Greg Germann, Marla Gibbs, Brett Goldstein, Kelsey Grammer, Arsenio Hall, Jon Hamm, Katherine Heigl, Taraji P. Henson, Tom Hiddleston, Glenn Howerton, Michael Imperioli, Ken Jeong, Martin Lawrence, Natasha Lyonne, Peter MacNicol, Dylan McDermott, Rob McElhenney, Joel McHale, Kaitlin Olson, Jenna Ortega, Pedro Pascal, Carl Anthony Payne II, Rhea Perlman, James Pickens Jr., Amy Poehler, Ellen Pompeo, Ke Huy Quan, Sheryl Lee Ralph, John Ratzenberger, Rob Reiner, Tracee Ellis Ross, Sally Struthers, Holland Taylor, Juno Temple, Taylor Tomlinson, Hannah Waddingham, George Wendt and Chandra Wilson.

Photos/Television Academy of Arts and Sciences/January 15, 2024

Charlie Puth and The War and Treaty performed “See You Again”/”I’ll Be There For You” (Friends theme) for the “In Memoriam” segment of the show. Additionally, Travis Barker performed on drums during Anthony Anderson’s show open.

The 75th Emmy Awards will be available for streaming on Hulu on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Photos/Television Academy of Arts and Sciences/January 15, 2024

Additionally, Emmys were awarded in 97 other categories at the Creative Arts
Emmy Awards during two ceremonies on the weekend of Saturday, Jan. 6, and Sunday, Jan. 7. An edited presentation of the Creative Arts ceremonies is available for streaming on Hulu.

Line-up for Presenters for 74th Emmy Awards airing on Monday Sept. 12, 2022 on NBC and NBC Peacock, Hosted by Kenan Thompson.

Los Angeles, Calif. – The Television Academy and NBC today announced the first group of stars set to appear on the 74th Emmy Awards hosted by Kenan Thompson on Monday, September 12.

Talent includes:

  • Will Arnett (Murderville)
  • Angela Bassett (9-1-1; American Horror Story)
  • Vanessa Bayer (I Love That for You)
  • Kelly Clarkson (The Kelly Clarkson Show)
  • Ariana DeBose (Schmigadoon!; Westworld)
  • Taye Diggs (All American; The Best Man: The Final Chapters)
  • Hannah Einbinder (Hacks) — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Selena Gomez (Only Murders in the Building) — Outstanding Comedy Series
  • Mariska Hargitay (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit)
  • Jung Ho-yeon (Squid Game) — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
  • Lee Jung-jae (Squid Game) — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
  • Jimmy Kimmel (Jimmy Kimmel Live!) — Outstanding Variety Talk Series;(Live in Front of a Studio Audience: ‘The Facts of Life’ and ‘Diff’rent Strokes’) — Outstanding Variety Special (Live)
  • Diego Luna (Andor; Narcos: Mexico)
  • Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: Organized Crime)
  • Seth Meyers (Late Night with Seth Meyers) — Outstanding Variety Talk Series; (Late Night with Seth Meyers: CORRECTIONS) — Outstanding Short Form Comedy, Drama or Variety Series
  • Amy Poehler (Lucy and Desi) — Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special; Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Nonfiction Program; (Making It) — Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program
  • Molly Shannon (I Love That for You)
  • Jean Smart (Hacks) — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Kerry Washington (Live in Front of a Studio Audience: ‘The Facts of Life’ and ‘Diff’rent Strokes’) — Outstanding Variety Special (Live)
  • Natalie Zea (La Brea; Justified)

The 74th Emmy Awards, produced by Done+Dusted in association with Hudlin Entertainment and directed by Hamish Hamilton, will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 12 (8:00-11:00 PM EDT/5:00-8:00 PM PDT) on the NBC Television Network and will simultaneously stream live on Peacock.

In order to create a more inclusive experience for blind and visually impaired viewers, NBCUniversal is proud to present the full NBC broadcast with live audio description on the Secondary Audio Program channel (SAP), provided by Descriptive Video Works. The broadcast will be available with additional audio narration, describing the rich visuals of the Emmys.

For more information, please visit Emmys.com.

Done+Dusted will produce the telecast in association with Hudlin Entertainment.

Announcing First Presenters for 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

Los Angeles, Calif. – The 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will take place at the Microsoft Theater. An edited presentation will air Saturday, Sept. 10, at 8:00 PM EDT/PDT on FXX and is available for streaming on Hulu Sept. 11-27. Bob Bain Productions will produce all three shows.

Skylar Astin, W. Kamau Bell, Colman Domingo, Marcia Gay Harden, Jon Huertas, Jane Levy, Ralph Macchio, Niecy Nash, and William Zabka Slated to Present Awards.

The Television Academy and Executive Producer Bob Bain today announced the first group of presenters for the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, hosted over two consecutive nights on Saturday, Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4.

The presenters reflect the diverse talent and storytellers throughout the television industry and represent some of the year’s most popular programs across many genres and platforms.

Presenters include:

Monica Aldama and Morgan Simianer (Cheer), Skylar Astin (So Help Me ToddZoey’s Extraordinary Playlist), W. Kamau Bell (We Need To Talk About Cosby), Christine Chiu and Kevin Kreider (Bling Empire), Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance), Colman Domingo (Euphoria; Fear the Walking Dead), Marcia Gay Harden (The Morning Show), Chris Hardwick (Talking Dead@midnight), Jon Huertas (This Is Us), Jane Levy (Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist), Ralph Macchio and William Zabka (Cobra Kai), Simone Missick (All RiseIron Fist), Niecy Nash (The RookieFedsReno 911!) and Randy Rainbow (The Randy Rainbow Show).

The 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will take place at the Microsoft Theater. An edited presentation will air Saturday, Sept. 10, at 8:00 PM EDT/PDT on FXX and is available for streaming on Hulu Sept. 11-27. Bob Bain Productions will produce all three shows.

Kenan Thompson to host 74th Emmy Awards

Telecast Honoring Television’s Best to Take Place at Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live, Monday, September 12 and broadcast live on NBC and Peacock.

Los Angeles, Calif. – NBC and the Television Academy announced jointly today that Kenan Thompson will host the 74th Emmy Awards.

“Being a part of this incredible evening where we honor the best of the television community is ridiculously exciting, and to do it on NBC – my longtime network family – makes it even more special,” Thompson said. “Like all TV fans, I can’t wait to see the stars from my favorite shows.”

Jen Neal, Executive Vice President of Live Events for NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, said, “Kenan is well-regarded as one of funniest, likeable and accomplished performers of the last two decades and his tenure on Saturday Night Live speaks for itself. We know he’ll bring an excitement and professionalism to the Emmy Awards that a show of this stature deserves.”

The three-hour, coast-to-coast live telecast from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 12 and begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC and will also stream on Peacock.

Kenan Thompson is an award-winning actor, comedian and producer, best known for his work on Saturday Night Live. This fall he will enter his 20th season on the iconic late-night series as the longest-running cast member.

A six-time Emmy Award nominee, Thompson received two nominations in 2021 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his comedy series Kenan and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for SNL. He previously received two Emmy nominations in 2018 and 2020 in the supporting actor category for his work on SNL. Thompson won an Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics in 2018 for the SNL song “Come Back, Barack,” and received a nomination in the same category in 2017 for co-writing “Last Christmas” from the popular “Jingle Barack” SNL music video. He will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in August.

Thompson has made numerous contributions to SNL with his slew of hilarious impressions that include Rev. Al Sharpton, Charles Barkley, Steve Harvey and David Ortiz, and by playing memorable characters such as DJ Dynasty Handbag, the scathingly fierce co-host of Deep House Dish, Weekend Update correspondent Jean K. Jean, Black Jeopardy host Darnell Hayes and Diondre Cole, the disruptive singing talk show host on the wildly popular sketch What Up With That.

He recently appeared in season two of HBO Max’s That Damn Michael Che and Prime Video’s The Kids in the Hall.

For two seasons, Thompson executive produced and starred as the title character in the NBC comedy series Kenan. He served as producer and judge alongside Chrissy Teigen, Jeff Foxworthy and Amanda Seales on NBC’s comedy competition series Bring the Funny. He also served as an executive producer on Nickelodeon’s 2019 All That reboot.

A native of Atlanta, Thompson made his television debut as an original cast member of Nickelodeon’s all-kid sketch comedy series All That. He and Kel Mitchell debuted on the wildly popular spinoff Kenan and Kel in 1996.

His past projects include Paramount’s Clifford the Big Red Dog, Disney+’s Home Sweet Home Alone, Netflix’s Adam Sandler film Hubie Halloween, starring opposite Samuel L. Jackson in Snakes on a PlaneWieners and The Magic of Belle Isle with Morgan Freeman. Other film credits include Fat AlbertD2: The Mighty DucksGood BurgerThe Adventures of Rocky and BullwinkleBrother NatureHeavyweightsMy Boss’s DaughterBarbershop 2Going in Style and They Came Together. He also had a recurring role on the WB’s Felicity.

Thompson showcased his voice talents as Bricklebaum in The Grinch, which made history as the #1 Christmas movie of all time. Thompson has also lent his voice to the animated films Trolls World TourWonder ParkThe SmurfsThe Smurfs 2 and Space Chimps, the television series Sit Down, Shut Up and the Kobe Bryant/LeBron James Nike puppet campaign during the 2009 NBA playoffs. He was the voice of Austin Impresario Sullivan in the Hulu animated series The Awesomes and Riff in the film Rock Dog.

Thompson is represented by UTA, Del/Shaw and Michael Goldman.

A week prior to the telecast, the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will take over two consecutive nights on Saturday, Sept. 3 and Sunday, Sept. 4. An edited presentation will be aired Saturday, Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FXX.

Done+Dusted will produce the telecast.

On August 11, Award-winning actor and comedian Kenan Thompson was honored with the 2,728th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Star was dedicated at 6627 Hollywood Boulevard. Thompson was awarded his star in the category of Television.